Are dark chocolates good for obesity & diabetes?

Dark ChocolatesCan an obese and a diabetic eat dark chocolates? I am really having a mixed reaction after I read about a study which showed dark chocolates are good for obesity and type-2 diabetes.

It is basically an ingredient in the dark chocolate which may ward of obesity and type-2 diabetes. It is the cocoa which plays the major role here. Usually dark chocolates contains cocoa, according to the report, a particular type of antioxidant in cocoa can prevent weight gain and low blood sugar levels. Continue reading

Cellulite – Causes and Prevention

celluliteCellulite is a non-medical term coined in France to describe the lumpy concentrations of fat that often accumulates just under the skin of the thighs, hips and buttocks, especially in women. The skin in these regions usually forms a dent, thereby giving the body a shapeless and an un-toned look.

In medical terms, cellulite is also termed as orange peel syndrome, hail damage and cottage cheese skin. It is a clinical and aesthetic condition affecting most women. Cellulite is of great concern to many women and also represents a problem of great social impact. Continue reading

Watermelon lowers Blood Pressure

A group of researchers have found out that consuming watermelon could significantly reduce the blood pressure in overweight individuals, whether they are under stress or not. WatermelonAccording to the professor Arturo Figuero, the pressure on the aorta and on the heart decreased after consuming watermelon extract.

It is known that the people die of heart attacks in cold weather because the stress of the cold temperature causes blood pressure to increase and the heart has to work harder to pump blood into the aorta. That often leads to less blood flow to the heart.

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Wonder fruits at your reach

Keep yourself hydrated and nourished this summer by consuming fruits which are easily available in your neighborhood.

Apple 

AppleApples are rich in fiber, falconoid and vitamin C which boost immunity. The high water content in apple dehydrates the body. It contains pectin, a fiber that flushes waste products out of the body. It also encourages beneficial bacteria to proliferate in the gut and, with quartering, helps to keep cholesterol levels down. Apples are healthy addition to any diet.

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